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Child Poverty Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Year: 1999; Race/Ethnicity: Non-Hispanic White, Hispanic, Black and Asian/Pac. Islander; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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  • Non-Hispanic White
  • Hispanic
  • Black
  • Asian/Pac. Islander
         
 Scale Range: 0.0% - 37.3%         0.0%4.1%8.3%12.4%16.6%20.7%24.9%29.0%33.2%37.3%
                    
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Non-Hispanic White 1999 4.3% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 19.6% Barchart image
Black 1999 33.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 8.7% Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Non-Hispanic White 1999 7.6% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 28.9% Barchart image
Black 1999 32.5% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 15.3% Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA Non-Hispanic White 1999 7.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 32.2% Barchart image
Black 1999 29.7% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 15.7% Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Non-Hispanic White 1999 5.4% Barchart image
Hispanic 1999 37.3% Barchart image
Black 1999 31.4% Barchart image
Asian/Pac. Islander 1999 17.1% Barchart image
                    
          0.0%4.1%8.3%12.4%16.6%20.7%24.9%29.0%33.2%37.3%

Definition: Proportion of children under 18 below the poverty level, among the population for whom poverty status is determined

Source: 2000 Census Summary File 3